Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Guaje Colorado, 65 km northwest of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 5:20 am (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Guaje Colorado, 65 km northwest of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 5:20 am (GMT -6)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.4 at 58 km depth

30 Mar 11:36 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 16 minutes.
30 Mar 11:42: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: SSN
Update Tue, 30 Mar 2021, 11:42
Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 65 km northwest of Salina Cruz, Mexico early morning
4.4 quake 30 Mar 5:20 am (GMT -6)
4.4 quake 30 Mar 5:20 am (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, was reported only 21 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 58 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at 5:20 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include El Sauce (pop. 82) located 4 km from the epicenter, Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop. 3,800) 15 km away, Jalapa (pop. 8,300) 24 km away, Santa Maria Jalapa del Marqués (pop. 9,000) 27 km away, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (pop. 42,100) 52 km away, Ixtepec (pop. 25,400) 63 km away, Salina Cruz (pop. 76,600) 65 km away, and Matias Romero (pop. 18,900) 81 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 30 Mar 2021 11:20:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 30 mars 2021 05:20 (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 58.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.51°N / 95.69°W (Guaje Colorado, État de Oaxaca, Mexique)
Volcan le plus près: San Martín (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km O de El Sauce (pop: 82) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km NO de Magdalena Tequisistlan (pop: 3,830) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km O de Jalapa (pop: 8,290) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km ONO de Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
53 km ONO de San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km O de Ixtepec (pop: 25,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km NO de Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
81 km OSO de Matias Romero (Matías Romero Avendaño) (pop: 18,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
126 km ESE de Oaxaca (pop: 255,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
487 km SE de Mexico (Mexico City) (pop: 12,294,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 11.1°C (52 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.458 km53 Km Al NOROESTE De TEHUANTEPEC, OAX, MexicoSSN
4.458 kmOAXACA, MEXICOEMSC

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336.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Sentí que movía la cama , enseguida desperté y vi como el agua se movía de un lado a otro.  
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